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Old 2009-08-17, 23:58   Link #174
Obey the Darkly Cute ...
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: On the whole, I'd rather be in Kyoto ...
Age: 61
Originally Posted by FTGT View Post

Sometimes I get the feeling that japanese people forcefully try to confuse the use of R and L.

Rowen instead of Lowen (L÷wen) and Holo instead of Horo. *sigh*
I try to keep in mind that many in the anime and manga industry probably were *not* the best at school. They were too busy drawing pictures and whatnot rather than paying attention in English class. Some may be older and simply aren't aware of modern romaji rules. And sometimes, they choose simply because the way-a-letter-looks is cool.
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